Here are 10 things you should know about Marcia Mae Jones, born 99 years ago today. She began her career as a toddler and was a working actress in pictures and television for nearly 60 years.
Here are 10 things you should know about Gene Raymond, born 114 years ago today. He was a child actor who managed to continue his career into adulthood, on Broadway, in pictures and on television.
Here are 10 things you should know about Patricia Ellis, born 104 years ago today. Her busy-but-brief film career spanned just eight years, from 1932-39.
Here are 10 things you should know about the intrepid Joan Crawford, born 114 (give or take) years ago today.
Director William Wellman was a leap year baby, born on February 29, 1896. “Wild Bill” enjoyed a long and prolific career, directing such classics as Wings (1927), The Public Enemy (1931), the original A Star Is Born (1937) and The Ox-Bow Incident (1942), among many others.
One of our personal hard and fast rules goes as follows: If it’s a pre-code picture and it’s directed by William Wellman, watch it. It’s an approach that every movie buff could benefit from.